October 2008

Posted on October 1, 2008 by Buy This Issue

A Family Affair
Denise Wall shares her secrets for turning out some of today’s top dancers, including her famous sons.

The Cream of the Crop
Four veteran teachers weigh in on how to take star pupils from great to amazing.

Calm, Cool & Carefree
Our roundtable of experts offers tips for controlling competition stress.

2009 Competition Guide
An inside look at 155 events in the U.S. and abroad

Training Future Stars
DT talks to Scott Wise and Elizabeth Parkinson about their studio FineLine Theatre Arts.

Costumes to make your holiday production shine

Andrew Palermo and Taye Diggs
The artistic directors of dre.dance share their creative processes and hopes for their budding contemporary company.

Hip-Hop Fusion
Dancer/choreographer Luam looks beyond traditional hip-hop tracks for music that makes her move.

Performance Planner: The People in Your Neighborhood
Take a cue from N-Step Dance Center and create a show based on local businesses and workers.

Parents as Partners
Getting parents involved can help grow your dance program.

Constructing Criticism
Lean to use the power of positive reinforcement in the classroom.

Talent Search
How arts education expert Barry Oreck’s system can help you spot and nurture talented kids

Under Your Wing
Why mentoring is worthwhile, and how to get started

Jerome Robbins
Broadway innovator and ballet genius

Nutcracker Nouveau
Holiday show alternatives to The Nutcracker

Nutrition for Tots
Dancers are never too young for positive health messages.

Sleep Essentials
Make your dream of restful nights a reality.

Going Freelance
A guide to taking your choreography to new audiences—and dancers

Strategic Scheduling
Customer convenience is the key to creating a successful schedule.

Money Moves
10 steps to save your business during slow times